Jack A. Hill was born in
January 1884 in Pennsylvania. The 1910 U. S. Census found him and his wife,
Elsie, and their six month old daughter, Florence, in Westover, Maryland. Jack
Hill and Elsie Lynch had married in Twin Falls, Idaho in March of 1909. Elsie
was from Bradshaw, Nebraska. Jack was among those who died at the Storm Creek
fire camp August 20, 1910.
Coeur d'Alene National Forest Supervisor William G. Weigle in a report on June 24, 1911, to the regional forester at Missoula, had these notations about Jack Hill:
13. Jack Hill.
Buried on Setser Creek. Mrs. J. C. Hill of Seattle thinks that this man was her son, Richard Hill. We sent her a photograph of the man, but she is still not quite positive as to the identification.
Aug. 20 - 10 hours
21 - 12
22 hours, $5.50 amount due.
Widowed, Elsie remarried in 1913, marrying True Haviland Oliver of Ladner, British Columbia.
Warren Nottingham of Delta, British Columbia is the grandson of Elsie and True Oliver.